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astounding

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adjective as·tound·ing \ə-ˈstau̇n-diŋ\

Simple Definition of astounding

  • : causing a feeling of great surprise or wonder

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of astounding

  1. :  causing astonishment or amazement <an astounding revelation>

astoundingly

play \-diŋ-lē\ adverb


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